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Old January 1st 06, 10:38 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Hi Everyone,

Has anyone seen a size 7, on my gauge it falls between a G and H. I
don't recall ever seeing one before.

Hugs,

Nora

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Old January 1st 06, 10:49 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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"norabalcer" wrote in message
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Hi Everyone,

Has anyone seen a size 7, on my gauge it falls between a G and H. I
don't recall ever seeing one before.

Hugs,

Nora


Hmm . . . the only time I can recall seeing crochet hooks with a number
instead of a letter are on the really tiny metal ones, the kind one uses for
doilies. Curious!

Karen in MN




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Old January 1st 06, 10:51 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Hi Karen,

Me too, but then again the gauge I have is an old Susan Bates metal one
and maybe they don't make that size any longer.

Hugs,

Nora

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Old January 1st 06, 10:57 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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norabalcer wrote:
Hi Everyone,

Has anyone seen a size 7, on my gauge it falls between a G and H. I
don't recall ever seeing one before.


4.5 mm, Nora, my favourite size for 6x6 squares.

Higs,
Katherine


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Old January 1st 06, 11:02 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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size 7 is a stainless steel one ,I have one and the end of the needle is
real small.

Stella

"norabalcer" wrote in message
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Hi Everyone,

Has anyone seen a size 7, on my gauge it falls between a G and H. I
don't recall ever seeing one before.

Hugs,

Nora



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Old January 1st 06, 11:18 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Hi Stella,

That's what I thought it would be too a steel one and not one for
making the hat that Katherine did. Oh well, I'm going to use the H
hook.

Hugs,

Nora

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Old January 1st 06, 11:53 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Yep, I have two, both old, Hero's...
Hugs,
Noreen
boye still makes them, but you have to LOOK....


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"norabalcer" wrote in message
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Hi Everyone,

Has anyone seen a size 7, on my gauge it falls between a G and H. I
don't recall ever seeing one before.

Hugs,

Nora



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Old January 2nd 06, 01:16 AM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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norabalcer wrote:
Hi Stella,

That's what I thought it would be too a steel one and not one for
making the hat that Katherine did. Oh well, I'm going to use the H
hook.


Odd, my conversion chart shows that a size 7 is quite thick - thicker than a
G.

Higs,
Katherine


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Old January 2nd 06, 02:17 AM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Nora,

Going by millimeter measurement, a 7mm hook would be above a K. Perhaps an
L? I don't have one on hand, so can't check for you. I know they make
them, though they're hard to find. N's, P's, and Q's are easier to locate.

By the numbering system we use here in the states, it would fall exactly
between a G and an H.

Knitting needles in size 7 (UKor US standard) would be 4.5mm in diameter,
which would equate to a size G hook diameter.

Another possibility is that the pattern was designed before the major
manufacturers really standardized the measurements. I have an old Gem hook
that's listed as size I/9, but it's 6mm in diameter. Every hook I see now
that happens to be 6mm in diameter is a J/10. If this is the case, then the
pattern may actually call for an H.

Size 7 steel hooks (no letter) are made, but I'm certain they're too small
for anything except crochet cotton thread. It's the steel hook size we
tended to run out of most often at Hobby Lobby, and it's also the one I use
most often, unless I'm crocheting with sewing thread (13/14 steel one for
that).

I guess the best thing to do would be see if the stitches in any examples
are fairly tightly placed together, or loose and "floppy". If it's floppy,
go with a hook around the L or so. If not, just keep trying from G and on
up until you find a hook that matches your gauge. Personally, I'd start
with the H, as it seems to be what my gut tells me is most likely.

Anastasia

---not that you'd really need to be told all that last bit, but I added it
because who knows who might check the archives for this later on?


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Old January 2nd 06, 02:32 AM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.yarn
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Yep, that's what I thought, Anastasia.

Higs,
Katherine

Teacher Gal wrote:
Nora,

Going by millimeter measurement, a 7mm hook would be above a K. Perhaps an
L? I don't have one on hand, so can't check for you. I
know they make them, though they're hard to find. N's, P's, and Q's
are easier to locate.
By the numbering system we use here in the states, it would fall
exactly between a G and an H.

Knitting needles in size 7 (UKor US standard) would be 4.5mm in
diameter, which would equate to a size G hook diameter.

Another possibility is that the pattern was designed before the major
manufacturers really standardized the measurements. I have an old
Gem hook that's listed as size I/9, but it's 6mm in diameter. Every
hook I see now that happens to be 6mm in diameter is a J/10. If this
is the case, then the pattern may actually call for an H.

Size 7 steel hooks (no letter) are made, but I'm certain they're too
small for anything except crochet cotton thread. It's the steel hook
size we tended to run out of most often at Hobby Lobby, and it's also
the one I use most often, unless I'm crocheting with sewing thread
(13/14 steel one for that).

I guess the best thing to do would be see if the stitches in any
examples are fairly tightly placed together, or loose and "floppy". If
it's floppy, go with a hook around the L or so. If not, just keep
trying from G and on up until you find a hook that matches your
gauge. Personally, I'd start with the H, as it seems to be what my
gut tells me is most likely.
Anastasia

---not that you'd really need to be told all that last bit, but I
added it because who knows who might check the archives for this
later on?



 




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